Flavor and Philantrophy with Dr. Pepper Snapple

Dr. Pepper Snapple paid my travel expenses to attend this #DPSFlavorTour  event, but all opinions are my own.

I am a (diet) soda fanatic and enjoy helping others whenever I can. Naturally,  when the Dr. Pepper Snapple group invited me to  spend a couple of days touring their research and development department in Plano, Texas, as well as participate in a local philanthropic event for the #DPSFlavorTour, I said, “Of course!”  Later, I asked myself, “Wait! Did I just agree to help build a playground in 110 degree Texas heat? Yes, yes, I did.”
Dr Pepper Snapple

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5 Tips For Hosting A Kid Friendly 4th of July Party & Contest

I am a member of the #CapriSunCrew and have been compensated for my participation.  We are long time consumers of Capri Sun and all opinions are my own.

We’ve all been there. We want to have a fun filled 4th of July, allowing the kids to play and the adults a chance to sit around, chat and catch up. I’ve spent plenty of time over the years fixing plates for the kids, fixing drinks for the kids, fixing more drinks for the kids, and settling arguments.  Here’s some tips I’ve learned to allow everyone to enjoy themselves.
4th of July table
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Savoring the Summer with PetGiftBox

PetGiftBox Toys

Have I mentioned how spoiled my cats are? I had to go out-of-town recently and when I returned, I found Trix's PetGiftBox, which they graciously sent for the cats, sitting on the floor by the door in the family room.  The cats were unimpressed no one … Read More...

Three Reasons You Need an Air Purifier

Air free Air Purifier

As a child I was always at the doctor with colds, flu and asthma related illnesses.  I spent so much time at the doctor my mom told him, only half jokingly, "We should just give her a gallon of antibiotics to have on hand." Once my children were … Read More...